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Grateful DeadGrateful Dead Live at Maine State Fairgrounds on 1980-09-06 (September 6, 1980)

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Collection: GratefulDead
Band/Artist: Grateful Dead
Date: September 6, 1980 (check for other copies)
Venue: Maine State Fairgrounds
Location: Lewiston, ME

Source: (FOB) Nakamichi 700 -> Master Cassette (Sony D5/Maxell UDXL-II) D
Lineage: Master Cassette (Nakamichi DR-1) -> Sound Devices 744T (24bit/88.2k) -> Samplitude Professional v10.1 -> FLAC/24 (1 DVD FLAC)
Taped by: Steve Rolfe
Transferred by: Charlie Miller
Keywords: Audience; FOB; Steve Rolfe; Charlie Miller


Set 1

Alabama Getaway ->
Greatest Story Ever Told
Me And My Uncle ->
Mexicali Blues
Tennessee Jed
Feel Like A Stranger
Friend Of The Devil
Far From Me ->
Little Red Rooster
China Cat Sunflower ->
I Know You Rider ->
The Promised Land

Set 2

Shakedown Street
Lost Sailor ->
Saint Of Circumstance
Playing In The Band ->
Uncle John's Band ->
Space ->
Drums ->
Space ->
Not Fade Away ->
The Wheel ->
Uncle John's Band ->
Playing In The Band ->
Sugar Magnolia

One More Saturday Night ->
Brokedown Palace


-- Thanks to Steve Rolfe for lending me his masters

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Reviewer: Schneidawg - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - July 23, 2012
Subject: Absoulte Rythmic SOUL~~~~~~!!!!!
I am only sorry that I wasnt at this one... Oh Man! Amazing. Here I sit on a cold winter's night in lonely Montana listening to one of the hottest Dead shows of the era, without question.

Thanks you GD and Charlie Miller for recording this one. Moments in time captured forever. I can hear the venue and the ambience that night on tis recording. That is what it is all about. The interaction betweeen the band members and the audience. Everyone with a heartbeat was doncing their asses off to this absolutley smokin show that night.

Sugaree!!! One of the longest and most passionate of them all here. I think there is a better one somewhere but I can't remember right now. Rockin. I miss you JERRY!!!!

The China>RIder, Promised LAnd to close the first set just blows me away. The energy was over the top. They were a ROck~n~rOlL band right? Wowza!! JErry, Brent, Bobby, Phil Mickey and Billy all just bringin it for all they are worth...a Helluva lot!

The second set Althea is a great treat to comlememnt the first set China>Rider. Pure Jerry soul.

I could go on, but why? This show is just awesome. Please sit back an listen to this one loud and close. You WILL absoulutely be moved by the spirit and sould of the GRATEFUL DEAD at theri early 80's finest.

It was a great period in their history IMHO. Not to take anything away from the many other periods. I love them all! But I love this period so much for some reason. I think it's Brent. And Jerry of course.

I will close by saying thank you to whoever the hell came up with and the GD addition to it. Genius!!!! I feel like a kid in the candy sotrye with virtually every show the ever played right here at my fingertips. I am FOREVER GRATEFUL to all thos who made this possible. Especially Cahrlie Miller, and Jerry Garcia~!

Peace, my people.
Reviewer: TD_Carowindz - - October 17, 2011
Subject: lost in the ozone again!
i remember so little of this show that it was the last time i got wrecked at one. i was up partying for three days prior and ate a gram or two of hash before going in. one memory that stands out is a couple doing it on the hood of a car...yup, low class act just like the town of lewiston.
i cringe when i think of what i missed here. after alabama, i told my buds we were leaving and i left and drove 30 miles home.
thank you guys for posting this historical show, i am so grateful that i can hear what i missed.
Reviewer: njpg - 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars - September 6, 2011
Subject: No longer the best recording
Little wonder that Weir had to ask everybody to take a step back. This show certainly smokes.

At the time that previous reviews were written, this was doubtless the best recording of this show available. However, it's not really that good: to bassy and too tin-canny, both at the same time, requiring a lot of fancy EQing. Furthermore, there is now a better recording extant that requires NO EQing. See other copies.
Reviewer: EdNH - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - April 17, 2010
Subject: Top 10 on anybodies list
This show is just outrageously good. I know, you can find a positive review for even the worst shows here on the archive, but trust me, you need this show. There isn't much to complain about here. It's an excellent audience recording and I feel sorry for you if you can't listen to excellent audience recordings because you're selling yourself short. There is some wind early on but it doesn't detract much from the sound. The sound is clear and powerful, better then many of the soundboard recording from this era. It's tough to pick standouts from this show because everything is played so well. The Sugaree, Stranger, and China>Rider>Promised Land from the first set come to mind. The whole second set rocks with Playin'>Uncle Johns being extra special. You know what they say about opinions, but I don't waste my time or hard drive space on forgetable shows. Do yourself a favor and download this one now. Many thanks to those who brought us this recording.
Reviewer: utopian - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - January 8, 2010
Subject: My First
This was my first experience at a dead show. Had some very strange experiences, let say, and caught the magic.

These are also some of the finest shounding FOB audience tapes on the entire GD archive. The sound at the show was CRANKED, one of the loudest shows I have ever been to.

Play the althea and weep.

if you like 1980 check out
one of my other favorite shows
Reviewer: DedHedCam - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - August 13, 2009
Subject: Liquid sunshine
Well, nice to see a show from the upper right corner here. This Maine boy was at this show, and the venue was called the Lewiston Fairgrounds; there is/was no such thing as the Maine State Fairgrounds.

I had the car so we all came down from Orono--a bag full of microdot and a watermelon soaked with vodka--folks without tickets knocked the fence down. These Frenchies in Lewiston had never seen so many freaks.

The show was amazing---I danced my ass off. Funny because 10 years later I was working as a paramedic in Lewiston listening to the stories of how us "freaks" took over the city that day. Too funny.
Reviewer: lardo38 - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - August 16, 2008
Subject: ARE YOU KIDDING ME!!!??

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